CY Japan Legal Update

August 2017
The amendment of part of the Civil Code (law of obligations) was enacted and will be enforced within three years from June 2, 2017 (Part 2 - Extinctive Prescription) (PDF)
July 2017
The amendment of part of the Civil Code (law of obligations) was enacted and will be enforced within three years from June 2, 2017 (Part 1 - Pre-formulated Terms and Conditions (teikei yakkan)) (PDF)
June 2017
Amendment of the Cabinet Office Ordinance on Disclosure of Corporate Affairs concerning Incentive Compensation for Corporate Executives (PDF)
April 2017
The Submission to the Diet of Legislation to Amend Financial Instruments and Exchange Act related to the Fair Disclosure Rule (PDF)
March 2017
Proposed Amendment to the Act on Specified Joint Real Estate Ventures Decided on by Cabinet (PDF)
February 2017
Revised Anti-Monopoly Act introducing the commitment procedure will be enforced from the date that the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement takes effect in Japan (PDF)
January 2017
The Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information will come into force on May 30, 2017 (Part 2) (PDF)
December 2016
The Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Personal Information will come into force on May 30, 2017 (Part 1) (PDF)
November 2016
The Amendment to the Employment Insurance Act and other related laws relating to expansion of application scope of childcare leave and caregiver leave and prevention of harassment for maternity, child birth, childcare and caregiver leave will come into force on January 1, 2017 (PDF)
October 2016
The Amendment to the Banking Law and other related laws relating to fintech and virtual currency will come into force within one year from June 3, 2016 (PDF)
September 2016
Japanese New Class Action Law comes into Force on October 1, 2016 (PDF)
June 2012
Legal Updates of Japan (June 6, 2012) (PDF)
April 2012
Legal Updates of Japan (April 1, 2012) (PDF)

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